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Fighters react on Twitter to Jon Jones’ latest drug test controversy, UFC 232 move

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It seems we can’t have a Jon Jones fight without some sort of crazy drug testing controversy before or after. This time the hammer has fallen before the fight goes down, and as a result UFC 232 featuring Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson will be moving from Las Vegas to Los Angeles for commission sanctioning purposes.

The short version of the story: a metabolite for oral Turinabol appeared in Jones’ December 9th USADA urine sample, but USADA and the UFC are adamant that it was a result of the same mysterious source that forced Jones to sit out since July of 2017.

The NSAC still wasn’t comfortable licensing the fight, but California’s commission said “Let’s do this!” and now it’s a mad scramble to move the show to the Forum in LA.

As you can expect, MMA Twitter is abuzz, and here’s some of the most interesting responses from fighters and sports media: